Deer felled in Dubois-area collision

From Local Sources

DUBOIS — An SUV-versus-deer collision Friday night southeast of Dubois resulted in the animal being located deceased at the scene.

Jason M. Hagen, 32, Dubois, was eastbound on State Road 545 in a 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer when the 9:24 p.m. accident occurred east of Celestine Road North, according to the Dubois County Sheriff’s Department.

A deputy said Hagen’s SUV collided with a deer that came onto the highway from the north.

Damage to the front driver’s side of the SUV was estimated between $$2,500 and $5,000, but the vehicle was able to be driven from the scene.

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